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Tekashi69 UK Immigration Lied to Keep Me Out

6/22/2018 12:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Tekashi69 believes UK customs agents refused him entry into the country because of his recent rap beefs ... and concocted lies about his criminal past just to keep him out.

6ix9ine was set to play 2 sold-out shows this week -- one in London, and another in Manchester. We're told the rapper was held at immigration Thursday for 12 hours after arriving from Belgium. 

Sources close to 6ix9ine tell us customs agents repeatedly told the rapper they flagged him because he spent more than 12 months behind bars ... a buzz kill for foreigners who want to enter the country. Our sources say, not only has Tekashi never spent anywhere near 12 months behind bars, his team worked months in advance to insure he had all the proper paperwork and sponsors for entry.

Not only were the UK shows sold out, we're told they were also big time business opportunities for Tekashi as he planned on livestreaming them for fans on Xstreampass. 

Our sources say Tekashi and crew feel the real reason they were refused entry is because of Tekashi's recent antics, including his feud with Chief Keef, and they've made stuff up to illegally bar him.

Jim Jones Busted for Drugs, Gun Possession ... Chased Down by Cops

6/21/2018 1:10 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Jim Jones is facing a handful of charges after he and friends led Georgia cops on a chase that ended with him getting busted for possession of drugs and a handgun ... TMZ has learned.

The NYC rapper was a backseat passenger in a car cops pulled over Thursday night in Cowetta County. According to the Sheriff's Dept., instead of stopping, the car accelerated and cops gave chase. During the chase, the car struck a deputy's vehicle ... and finally stopped.

We're told Jones and three others were in the car. After a search, deputies found marijuana, oxycodone, Percocet, vape cartridges, THC oil, 2 loaded pistols and cash ... which Jones called "just petty cash." 

One of the pistols was stolen, according to cops. Neither Jones nor his friends admitted possession of any of the items ... but Jones said he had a prescription for the Oxy and Percocet pills. Jones also told cops he told the driver to pull over, but she was acting "incoherent."

Since no one claimed the paraphernalia ... everyone was busted. Jones was charged for possession of the stolen gun, possession of a firearm during commission of a crime and possession of narcotics ... all felonies. He also got a misdemeanor for the prescription pills not being in their original container.

Jones was released on $7,000 bail.

XXXTentacion Murder Suspect First Court Hearing ... Held Without Bond

6/21/2018 10:05 AM PDT

XXXTentacion's alleged murderer, Dedrick D. Williams, appeared in court Thursday to hear the charges he's facing in the shooting death of the 20-year-old rapper.

Williams just went before the judge at the Broward County Courthouse -- he's being charged with 1 count of first-degree murder and held without bond due to probable cause. He's also been hit with a probation violation stemming from a 2014 case, and will appear in court Monday for that.

As we reported ... Williams was arrested Wednesday night in South Florida and booked for first-degree murder by the Sheriff's Dept. He has previous arrests for cocaine possession, weapons possession, domestic violence, aggravated assault with a firearm and grand theft auto.

As we first reported, cops believe there are 2 more people involved in XXX's murder -- a judge has already signed 2 other arrest warrants. As far as we know, those 2 suspects have not been taken into custody yet.

XXXTentacion was gunned down Monday afternoon in broad daylight as he sat in his car outside of a motorcycle dealer. Cops have also gathered surveillance footage to aid in their investigation.

XXXTentacion Suspect Arrested for Murder

6/21/2018 5:28 AM PDT
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9:24 AM PT -- According to police docs -- obtained by TMZ -- cops pulled Williams over Wednesday night for driving without a license. The docs say he was then placed into custody for an active felony warrant ... seemingly for the murder. The warrant was signed Tuesday night, just a day after the murder.

7:39 AM PT -- Interestingly enough, Williams followed XXX on Instagram.

6:00 AM PT -- Williams has previous arrests for cocaine possession, weapons possession, domestic violence and aggravated assault with a firearm. We previously reported he was also arrested for grand theft auto.

During an incident in 2014, Williams allegedly held a gun to his girlfriend's head. According to arrest records, he has at least 11 felonies.

XXXTentacion's alleged murderer is in custody ... TMZ has confirmed.

The suspect's name is Dedrick D. Williams, and Broward County Sheriff's Dept. took the 22-year-old into custody Wednesday evening and booked him for first-degree murder.

During a vigil Wednesday night in South Florida ... X's mother told family and friends she'd just gotten notice from police that they'd made the arrest.

Someone at the gathering mentioned there was a chase on the nearby highway I-95 ... which may have ended with cops nabbing Williams for the murder of X.

Williams was also hit with a probation violation for a previous grand theft auto charge. We're told he is being held without bail.

TMZ broke the story .... the 20-year-old rapper was gunned down Monday afternoon as he sat in his car outside a motorcycle dealer. The murder happened in broad daylight, and there were several witnesses -- some of whom reported seeing 2 masked men flee the scene.

As we told you, police also had surveillance videos to go on during the investigation.

XXXTentacion Will Be This Generation's Tupac ... Says Ex-Manager

6/21/2018 6:51 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

XXXTentacion, without an ounce of doubt, will be remembered as this generation's Tupac and anyone who disagrees can kick rocks ... so says XXX's former manager, Adam Grandmaison.

We got Adam outside his popular ONSOMESHIT store Wednesday night on Melrose where our guy straight-up asked him if XXX will go down as the Tupac of this generation. As you know ... Pac's career was cut short when he was brutally gunned down in 1996 on the Vegas strip. He was 25.

As we reported ... XXX was murdered in South Florida at age 20. Check it out ... Adam -- who, btw, organized XXX's L.A. memorial cops treated as "riot" -- is adamant comparing XXX to Pac is NOT far-fetched and he explains why. 

XXXTentaction Shot in The Neck Appeared to Die Instantly

6/20/2018 12:13 PM PDT
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XXXTentacion was shot in the neck during an alleged robbery ... and, according to one person on the scene, it appeared he died instantly. 

TMZ broke the story, XXX was murdered Monday in South Florida when two armed men approached his car and shot the rapper. An eyewitness tells us a bullet struck XXX in the neck -- and he went immediately limp -- losing all signs of life, including pulse.

The police dispatch also revealed just how dire XXX's situation was ... classifying him as a level 1 trauma patient and describing his state as "comatose." The eyewitness says it was clear to him ... XXX had passed.

The dispatch revealed the alleged shooters made off in a black Dodge Journey.

A statement from the Broward County Sheriff's Office classified the incident as a likely robbery -- XXX's Louis Vuitton bag was stolen -- but, so far, no one has been arrested.

Charlamagne tha God I Wish XXXTentacion Focused on His Life More Than His Death

6/20/2018 8:33 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Charlamagne tha God wants new-school rappers to learn one thing from XXXTentacion's murder -- gain better perspective about life, and talk a lot less about dying.

We got the 'Breakfast Club' cohost Tuesday night at NYC's Tribeca Film Center, and talked to him about the tragic death of the 20-year-old rapper ... who was killed by a gunman Monday in South Florida.

Charlamagne recalled the videos XXX posted, openly talking about possibly dying and also his legacy. One of them went viral after he was gunned down. X said, "If I'm gonna die, or ever be a sacrifice, I want to make sure that my life made at least 5 million kids happy."

Charlamagne says he wants to encourage young rappers to have a better point of view.

He feels strongly that OG rappers can make a difference for the new heads coming up in the game.

XXXTentacion Fans Jump off Roofs, Close Streets During L.A. Memorial

6/19/2018 9:46 PM PDT
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10:18 PM PT -- Officers have gained control of the situation and the crowd has almost entirely dispersed.

10:00 PM PT -- According to reports, officers fired rubber bullets and pepper bullets into the crowd after participants started to throw rocks.

Hundreds of XXXTentacion fans closed down Melrose Avenue, some risking their lives by jumping off roofs during a tribute to the rapper in Los Angeles.

Fans took to the streets Tuesday night ... climbing on top of vehicles, swarming the streets and sidewalks and scaling buildings. Some fans jumped off of roofs into crowds of people below as chants from the crowd grew louder.

A congregation of several hundred began around 8 PM ... it started peacefully but, as the crowd size grew, so did the chaos. Multiple news crews and L.A. County Sheriff's department helicopters flew above. Officers in riot gear also descended upon the crowd.

TMZ broke the story, XXX was murdered in South Florida Monday after two armed men approached his vehicle and shot the rapper in an apparent robbery.

Danielle Bregoli Breaks Down Over XXXTentacion's Murder ...

6/20/2018 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Danielle Bregoli is still taking the news of XXXTentacion's murder hard, and pleading for the violence to end.

We got Bregoli downtown L.A. -- on the set of her music video "Trust Me" with Ty Dolla $ign -- where she shed tears over XXX's murder, which Bregoli says needs to be a wake-up call for others like Tekashi69 and Trippie Red who act all big and tough.

Bregoli and XXXTentacion were good friends apparently ... something people didn't really know 'til Danielle shared a video Monday of a phone call she recorded with the late rapper. In the call, XXX apologized about something, although Danielle didn't elaborate on it.

We also asked Danielle about changing her own bad girl image in the wake of XXXTentacion's death, but she couldn't muster up an answer ... because she was too choked up.

XXXTentacion Murder Has 6lack on High Alert For Upcoming Tour

6/19/2018 3:58 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

XXXTentacion's tragic death and Rich the Kid getting beat down are reminders to all artists to watch their backs, now more than ever ... according to 6lack.

We got the "Prblms" rapper at LAX and asked him if the latest violent incidents will make up-and-comers in the music industry reconsider getting into the game. 6lack says it's clear rappers need to think twice about their safety.

TMZ broke the story ... XXX was gunned down Monday in South Florida after an apparent robbery. Rich the Kid was beaten and hospitalized after a home invasion robbery.

The attack on Rich affects 6lack directly ... since they're supposed to be going on tour together.

XXXTentacion Fans Create Memorial At Death Scene

6/19/2018 1:58 PM PDT
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Fans have been flocking to XXXTentacion's South Florida death scene and lining it with balloons, flowers, candles and stuffed animals.

TMZ has obtained several images taken Tuesday in the same spot XXX was gunned down just the day before while sitting in his car. You can still see the orange markings from the police investigation noting where his car tires had been parked.

We broke the story ... XXXTentacion was shot multiple times in his car and later pronounced dead at the hospital. Cops are offering up to $3,000 for anyone with a tip that could lead to an arrest. They believe the suspects -- two black males in hoodies -- drove off in a black Dodge Journey.

Matt Barnes Warns Tekashi69 You're Going to Get Killed

6/19/2018 11:33 AM PDT
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Matt Barnes says the death of rapper XXXTentacion should serve as a warning to Tekashi69 ... that he could be next unless he stops getting mixed up with real-life gang members. 

The ex-NBA star comes from a tough background and knows how bad things can get when you push a real-life gangbanger too far.

Barnes insinuates that XXX got in too deep with real killers and learned the hard way what happens when you mess with the wrong people.

Then comes the warning to Tekashi -- who Barnes says is "running in every hood, talking sh*t to everybody."

"Bro must have a death wish, man, cause these motherf**kers are not playing. They eat for a living. They eat motherf**kers like this for a living."

The main message from Barnes ... the young rappers need to learn that gangs and gun violence only leads to one ending -- death. 

"You gonna end up running into somebody REAL that's gonna turn your lights out man. All for what? All for popularity or for some likes?"

XXXTentacion Alleged Abuse Victim Says His Murder Has 'Broken' Me

6/19/2018 10:52 AM PDT

The woman XXXTentacion allegedly abused while she was pregnant with his child is NOT celebrating his death ... and, instead, says she's devastated.

Geneva Ayala is upset about some of the Internet reaction to her ex-boyfriend's murder ... particularly people who assume she'd dance on XXX's grave. She said, "i didn't lose my life. he did. it's permanent. i'm still here. like how do you think that makes me feel?"

Geneva also called it "disgusting" that anyone would attempt to speak for her.

As we reported, XXX was awaiting trial for the alleged abuse of Geneva, and also for multiple counts of witness tampering in the case. Prosecutors think he coerced Geneva into not testifying against him.

She added, "everyone expecting me to be relieved or happy?! no, i'm broken."

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